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further notice. left senator. >> gabe gutierrez, thanks. >>> president obama heads to minneapolis tomorrow to promote his plan to battle gun violence. it's a photo of him firing a shotgun that is getting all the attention this morning. peter alexander is at the white house with more. good morning. >> good morning. tomorrow marks the first time the president is going on the run road to push for stiffer gun laws. there was a detour in the debate when the president insisted that all the time he shoots skeet at camp david. these were his words. all the time. his critics were skeptical. and the white house on saturday quickly pushed back trying to put the argument to rest. the white house wanted to silence the skeptics. instead the release of this photo, the president firing a shotgun on the range of camp david on his 51st birthday last summer unleashed a new round of attack from his staunchest critics. nra telling nbc news unone picture does not erase a lifetime of supporting every gun ban and every gun control scheme imaginable. the controversy first exploded last week when the new republic m
countries. president obama will meet separately with labor and progressive leaders. it's definitely a big issue. this is certainly not the end but i think the beginning. aaron, back to you. >> courtney reagan, at cnbc, thank you. >>> time for weather and traffic on the 1s. no snow. are we getting a warmup, toe? it seems like we'll get better weather. >> warming to near average temperatures. >> near average. >> snow lovers have been doing a lot of laundry, washing our crying towels. again, overnight, we didn't get much at all of snow. first light of day, there's the last light of last evening. a wonderful photo at sunset taken in rockville by one of our viewers. are your weather and nature pics to weather at nbcwashington.com. there's had the first light of day spreading over the potomac river and national airport. live view from the hd city camera. all cloudy at reagan national. it's 35 degrees. we've got a light breeze coming this out of the north, northeast. the snow zipped north of us. did not leave any accumulation. we've got a few sprinkles of light rain this area in green. eastern p
. >> hope the boy is safe in the hands of jimmy lee dykes. thank you. >>> president obama heads to minnesota to push for new gun measures. tonight controversial television ad is about to air in the d.c. region. lauren demarco has more. >> reporter: a group of mayors lead by michael bloomberg is out with a brief but clear message for congress. a call for background checks on all gun sales delivered in the form of a television commercial airing during the super bowl. >> we have to do everything we can to get the guns off the streets. >> reporter: vincent gray among the 850 members of mayors against illegal guns. according to the group, 82% of gun owners including 74% of national rifle association members support requiring background checks for anyone purchasing a gun. the 30 second super bowl ad airing in the d.c. market features a clip of nra vice president wayne lapeer another testifying before congress in 1999. >> we believe it's reasonable to provide criminal background checks for every sale at every gun show. no loopholes anywhere for any one. >> reporter: on fox news he was quick to poin
. i appreciate you joining us. >> thank you. >>> president barack obama heads out on the road tomorrow to sell his gun control plan. but tonight it is this picture that has everyone talking. ahead, our experts weigh in on the president's skeet shooting. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] don't just reject convention. drown it out. introducing the all-new 2013 lexus ls f sport. an entirely new pursuit. then you're going to love this. right now they're only $14.95! wow-a grt deal just got a whole lot better. hurry. $14.95 won't last. >>> president obama sat down for what has become a traditional presuper bowl interview and weighed in on a range of topics. he blamed the washington debate over the fiscal cliff for the economic slowdown at the end of last year. he said football is going to, in his words, evolve to make players safer, and he said the boy scouts should be open to gaye members. as for the debate over raising taxes as a way to reduce a deficit, he said the answer will require sacrifice from everyone. >> well, i don't think the issue right now is raising rates. the question is if we
. >> thank you for having me. >> eric: president obama says it's washington's fault, the latest explanation for the sluggish u.s. economic recovery. and it has been tough going. let's take a look at the unemployment rate when mr. obama took office, it was 7.8%. right now, it's just ticked up a bit, 7.9%. the percentage of american who is are not working as much as they would like to, in 2009, that was 14.2%. today, up just a hair, 14.4%, the president claims the capitol is dysfunctional. >> i bet most americans are thinking the same thing right now -- nothing will get done in washington this year, or next year, or maybe even the year after that, because washington is broken. can you blame them for feeling a little cynical? that's the reason my jobs bill that would put a million more people back to work has been voted down by republicans in congress time and time again. it is the biggest source of gridlock in washington and has been over the last 3 years. now here's the thing -- remember i told you this was a choice that we have to make? because what is holding us back right now is not that
howell, thank you very much. >>> president obama is speaking out on a number of issues today. he went on cbs this afternoon and voiced his support that gay boys should be allowed in the boy scouts of america. >> my attitude is, that gays and lesbians should have access and opportunity, the same way everybody else does. in every institution and walk of life. and the scouts are a great institution that are promoting young people and exposing them to opportunities and leadership that will serve people for the rest of their lives. i think nobody should be barred for that. >> the president says he has no regrets about lifting the ban on women in combat. >> i don't. and the reason has become -- because women as a practical matter are now in combat. they may not get treated as if they're in combat, but when they're in theater in places like iraq and afghanistan, they're vulnerable, they're wounded. and they've been killed. and they have carried out their jobs with extraordinary patriotism and distinction. and i've said before, the greatest honor i have as president is being commander in chie
and highways. live in sunnyvale, nbc bay area news. >> thanks very much. it is no secret chicken wings are a sports party must have. even president obama had his bings in the west wing today. the busiest day of the year for finger food establishments. wing stop pittsburgh estimates they'll go through 30 boxes of fresh chicken. that's about 1,200 pounds. they stopped taking online orders earlier this week and were completely sold out for pregame pick-ups between 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. >> we about triple our business on a day like today. all the 49er championship games have been extraordinarily busy for us and this will be another one. probably even busier. >> it was some concern there might be a shortage of chicken wings due to last year's drought. that's because it drives up the cost of food for the chickens. it is not true americans will consume more than a billion wings this weekend. >> all right. the super bowl is typically the most watched television event of the year and it turns out many people use that as an excuse to get a new tv. the past several years, tv sales spiked before the
to have you here. >> thank you. >> this is disturbing news it? >> is. >> shannon: obama care was about making sure people were covered. how is this going to effect folks that are part timers? >> that part of it holds true. adp is the payroll company. they have access to the thousands of companies and millions of workers to see what is going on. they polled 300 very large companies and they said what is going on currently? they found that only 8% of part-time workers currently have healthcare. interestingly enough, 15% of them are offered healthcare but only half of them choose to take it. for those folks now they would automatically be eligible for state one healthcare. you get some sort of healthcare right away. that's the good news. the bad news is what it means for those part time workers and how much they are actually going to take home because there is that caveat in there that if you have more than 50 employees who work. you the employer are responsible for providing healthcare. >> what would you rather have health insurance or the paycheck that you had before and the wages you h
was doing. >> doug dunbar, thanks for sharing your thoughts with us. >> you bet. >>> president obama has proof he went skeet sheeting. check it out. doubters? the top advisers head to twitter to take on the controversy. >>> he's a football legend and christian minister. rosie grier tells me about the role faith played in his nfl career. i'm up next, but now i'm singing the heartburn blues. hold on, prilosec isn't for fast relief. cue up alka-seltzer. it stops heartburn fast. ♪ oh what a relief it is! >>> defense secretary leon panetta came out in support of chuck hagel. president obama's choice for defense secretary. >> what you've heard from republicans thus far has been, why -- where is the calvary in all of this, why didn't the military over the course of what we've been told was a seven-hour incident if you can call it an incident. why over the course of seven hours was there not a strike team of some sort that could be put into benghazi to try to help out. on the show today, i had not just leon panetta, but as well the chairman of the joint chiefs, martin dempsey, and i asked them
, so i would like to say thank you to mr. president obama, as he did something for the child. he was thinking for other people also. we need immigration reform right now. it is good for the economy and everything. host: where are you from originally? guest: i, sir. host: thank you for calling in -- i, sir -- india, sir. host: thank you for calling. guest: we have millions of immigrants that have dug deep into the society, have children , have done essential work for the society, love the country and want to be fully part of it. the moral test of this debate is do we ensure that there is a real, clear and fair path to citizenship and the country would be stronger for it. host: i want to read three final tweaks, and we will interview this with senator jeff flake. michelle says the us ability to integrate immigrants into our social fabric used to be one of our strongest attributes, said to see the theater. what difference does citizenship make when illegals are treated like special guest, and james said no chance the democrats are going to make any deal that improves the way hispani
katharine and juan, thank you. good segment. next on the run down, no question president obama is is bolder now than he has ever been in setting up left wing agenda. good reason for that brit hume with analysis moments away. >> bill: impact segment tonight, president obama moving left if can you believe it. the national journal, which covers politics online, done an analysis of why president obama does not need support traditional americans any longer i told that you on election night. as you may know the president won the popular vote by about 5 million and electoral vote by 126. but the race was close up until the very last weekend when governor romney inexplicably disappeared. the truth is romney could have defeated president obama but he needed to wage aggressive campaign but he didn't. the national journal has concluded that president obama has given up, given up trying to persuade culturally conservative white americans to his cause. the journal is saying the president believes a coalition he he has assembled. minorities, women, young voters and hard core liberals is, quote and will a
in there. >> they kind of go together. don't let the facts get in the way. >> great stuff. thanks for joining us. america live starts right now. >>> and we begin with a fox news alert out of the white house where president obama is about to make a statement on a dramatic series of automatic spending cuts that will hit in a few weeks' time if congress doesn't act. welcome to america live. i'm shannon bream in for me begigynkelly. sources tell fox news that president obama is expected to call for a small round of budget cuts that would buy congress more time to reach a larger agreement. that's because despite that fiscal cliff deal, we're still looking at these automatic cuts that were put into place to force lawmakers to deal with our debt crisis. that debt, our debt, the debt owed by every american taxpayer today stands at more than $16 trillion or roughly $140,000 for every single american household. our fox news digital politics editor and host of power play on foxnews.com is here live. chris, great t to see you today. >> you bet. >> the president will talk about making another
. thank you. [applause] also, i want to thank president obama for his trust in me to take on this awesome task and for his trust in every single one of you and what you do every single day. i think it is beyond fair to say that this president's vision and what he has implemented from your efforts over the course of the last years without any question, has restored america's reputation and place in the world and we thank you for what you have done to do that. [applause] i said the other day at the hearings, if any of you had a chance to see any of it -- i said the senate was in my blood and it is after 28 + is. but it is also true that foreign service is in my genes and everything we do here is. i have a sister who worked for most of her career in new york at the un and most recently at the un mission. my wife, who was born in mozambique, and you will see here on wednesday, speaks five languages. at some location, she did translating but worked mostly with the un trusteeship council and as powerful beliefs in the mission of this great department and usaid. and my father, as was mentioned,
, thank you very much. >>> following breaking news. any minute now, president obama will speak live in minneapolis pushing for universal background checks for gun buyers. it is the first time president obama is taking his message on gun control out of d.c. and on the road. they're expecting the president to hit other cities but this is the first stop. >>> plus, is karl rove targeting tea party candidates and does he have credibility anymore? our first read team is taking a look at it saying things could get ugly. mark murray up next. >>> and in the world of bizarre-o politics, donald trump said he is suing bill maher. it is one of the things we thought you should know. [ male announcer ] marie callender's finally found a way to get her oven baked taste straight from the microwave. like her oven roasted chicken baked in a rich, creamy alfredo sauce. she calls them her new comfort bakes. marie callender's. it's time to savor. she calls them her new comfort bakes. all stations come over to mithis is for real this time. step seven point two one two. verify and lock. command is locked. f
of rating's agency. >> thanks very much for coming in. >> thanks, wolf. thanks for having me. >>> president obama losing his voice. we're going to explain. that's next. >>> the man behind so many of the president's most memorable lines is leaving. our white house correspondent brianna keilar has more now. john favreau. >> reporter: president obama is losing his voice, his chief speech writer, john favreau, is leaving the white house. favs, as he's known around the west wing, has helped write almost every speech since he was a senator. >> the will and the determination of the american people that change this country. yes, we can. >> reporter: from his first run for president. >> we are an american family and we rise or fall together. >> reporter: to obama's november acceptance speech in chicago. favreau was seen working on it in this official white house photo as he was awaiting mitt romney's concession call. he collaborated in all of the state of the union addresses including the one he is set to give next week. favreau met obama in 2004 while he was a 23-year-old staffer on john kerry's pr
should be by the end of the week. that's a look at weather. tony and allison, back to you guys. >> thank you very much, tucker. and a look at our top stories this morning. president obama heads to minneapolis today to the special operations center to continue his push for gun control. >> a new controversial television ad is airing right in dc. sarah is back with us with the details now. >> they knew a lot of eyes would be watching ads during the superbowl. mayors against illegal guns. according to the group, 82% of gun owners including 74% of nra members support requiring background checks for anyone purchasing a gun. the 30 second television ad features a clip of wayne la pierre testifying back in 1999. >> we think it's reasonable to provide mandatory instant criminal background checks for every sale at every gun show. no loopholes anywhere for anyone. >> on fox news sunday, la pierre was quicked to point out he was referencing gun shows. background checks for all gun owners would only lead to a gun registry. la pierre goes on to say enforcing current laws would go a long way in reducin
? >> thank you, anna. a big shift for obama care. president obama making changes to the contraception mandate for some realm just groups. >> some being the operative word there not everyone is happy with these changes. jim tuohy is president of the ova maria university. opposing contraception mandate is currently in federal court. good to see you this morning. >> good to be with you. >> what did you think when you heard this on friday afternoon? >> just cheer disappointment. the administration blew it again. i hear the president this morning on your earlier segment talking about bad decisions made in washington and the ill effect of them. and here is another example. they went with the contraception mandate applied it to groups like university. spent a year amending regulations, come out friday afternoon again with mover the same. it's just disappointing. >> they call it an accommodation. what do you call this? other people say it's a gimmick. >> i call it more of the same because what they are doing, they have obviously established, you know, a new federal entitlesment, something like contra
ultimately lead to new taxes and even the confiscition of guns. >> peter alexander, thank you. we'll come back to you later in the show. >>> former vice president al gore saying president obama is better prepared for the battles ahead. the president has learned his lesson. >> i have learned a great deal from watching his first term, but i think you already see a greater depth and sophistication in his approach. president obama has demonstrated an ability to reach across the aisle, to invite more cooperation, but tempering that with a new firmness. >> so how does he use that new approach? that new firmness? with me, lori montgomery. goo to see you. >> thank you for having me. >> on capitol hill, watching this process. the next deadline ahead for a budget deal. more realistic this congressional term, or expecting more of the same type of gridlock? >> you know, the president is showing more firmness, refusing to get sucked into these battles like deduring the first term, saying in is going badly for republicans, and if they want to shut down the government, let the cuts take place on march 1
has another reason to celebrate. his 6th birthday is tomorrow. back to you. >> great. thank you very much, teresa garcia in midland city, alabama. >>> four members of the house, two republicans and two democrats, plan to announce a plan to make gun trafficking a federal crime. yesterday president obama spent the day in minnesota promoting gun control. as tara mergener reports, the president is asking for the public's help to get congress to take action. >> reporter: president obama took his gun control message on the road. sitting down with law enforcement officials and community leaders in minneapolis. >> we don't have to agree on everything to agree it's time to do something. >> reporter: the president praised the minneapolis police department, pointing to the city's success in tackling gun violence. he's also trying to reach minnesota gun owners as he works to rally public support for his proposals to curb gun violence. >> i need everybody who's listening to keep the pressure on your member of congress to do the right thing. >> reporter: this is expected to b
. john. >> victor blackwell in midland city. thank you for keeping us up to speed on this ongoing story. >>> president obama hits the road to combat gun violence. he's headed to minneapolis for a speech this afternoon and prepares to leave washington. really buzzing about this picture of the president at camp david. the white house leased the photo to quiet critic who's questioned the president's claim that he sometimes shoots skeet during retreats at camp david. conspiracy theorists say it's a doctored photo already. ridiculous. the president sat down with cbs news scott pelley ahead of the super bowl and asked if he agreed with the recent announcement of the boy scouts of america that they may be lifting the ban on gay members. let's listen. >> my attitude, gays and lesb n lesbians should have access and opportunity the same way everybody else does. in every institution and walk of life. >> the president addressed several other topics as well from women in combat to the economy. >>> still ahead on "starting point." we remember chris kyle, considered to be one of the deadliest snipers
's. >> thank you so much for all of your updates. >> 19 minutes after the hour. let's bring you up to speed with the top stories. president obama hits the road trying to sell his 35-point plan to battle gun violence. minneapolis is already on board with many of his plans. and still buzzing about this picture of the president at camp taeufd. he released it to silence those about shooting skeet. >> the group's executive vice president wayne la pierre saying the president wants to take away america's guns. things got a little testy when he suggested that the president believed his children deserved armed security while others tonight. >> it wasn't picking on the president's kids. they're safe and we're all thankful for it. >> they do not face the threat that most face. tell that to newtown. do you think the president's children are the target of children in america? i think it's ridiculous and i think you know it. >> he went on to say he doesn't think checks will probably never happen. >>> first up from the new york daily news, former president pays tribute to a former may. bill clinton will d
university. thank you for being with us. i want your take as a presidential historian on what john kerry means to president obama's legacy, specifically as we discuss foreign policy and the next four years. >> well, it's going to mean a great deal. after all, two of the accomplishments barack obama is trying to claim is going to be getting us out of war in iraq and out of afghanistan, by 2014 we have to withdraw 66,000 troops from afghanistan. now, the military will deal with that. but john kerry will have to do a lot of diplomacy with pakistan, who are not really sure whether we can trust right now. i think that the key for kerry will be when we move equipment and personnel out of afghanistan through the routes to pakistan, kerry can get done deals out of that country that they live up to. >> of course, americans know him as a multiterm congressman, 30 years in congress in the senate. but what do the rest of the people around the world think of, when they think of john kerry? and what message are they getting, as he embarks on a job that will more than likely see them land in one of the
. speaker boehner noted last year's obama budget got no votes even from democrats in the senate. guys, back to you. >> steve: all right, thank you very much. now other headlines. terrifying moments at a circus. onlookers watched in horror as an american trainer was killed by a bengal tiger. it happened in mexico. the tiger lunged at the man and pinned him to the ground. it's believed the tiger was killed as crews tried to save the trainer. >> gretchen: horrible. pakistan planning to build an amusement park in the city where u.s. forces killed osama bin laden? sky news reports construction will cost nearly $30 million and take about eight years. work set to begin next month. officials say it's all to boost tourism. brian? >> brian: my life was saved by bubble wrap. yep. a construction worker fell 30 feet off a building. he fell 30 feet into a pile of bubble wrap. scaffolding at the construction site is wrapped in it. the worker apparently got stuck in the bubble wrap and did have to be cut up. can you imagine the bang as he hit the ground? >> steve: absolutely. he's lucky. should we wrap you
. >> this was a tough go. we will keep following them. thank you. >> the white house igniting a huge controvercy we this photo of president obama skeet shooting. what is it? we will talk about it with a top adviser standing by to join us in "the situation room". >> president obama brought his push for new gun control to minneapolis calling for a comprehensive package to steps. growing doubt and one of the steps he is seeking can be passed by congress. an assault weapons ban. and dan pfiefer, the senior adviser to the president is joining us right now from minnesota. thanks very much for coming in. >> thanks for having me, wolf. >> everyone thinks that the president's recommendation and a lot of democrats like to ban the military style weapons that doesn't have the votes in congress right now. are you ready to continue to push for it or are you giving up on it? >> we are going to continue to push for the package of initiative that is the vice president presented from banning assault weapons to background checks to ensuring that people have better access to mental health to giving schools better oppo
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